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Dave CollinsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1990 MLB Years: 1975-1990
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PositionsOF-1118, 1B-125, DH-104Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid S. Collins
Height5-11Weight175BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 20,1952 [65.270]PlaceRapid City,South Dakota
High SchoolStevens (Rapid City,SD)
CollegeMesa Community College (Mesa,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 23rd round (552nd overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJune 7,1975 [22.230]
OrganizationsCIN [7] CAL [5] TOR [2] DET [1] NYA [1] OAK [1] SEA [1] SLN [1] Awards3Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID10053Retrosheet IDcolld001MLBAM ID112503
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Seattle Mariners from the California Angels in the 1976 AL Expansion Draft (#14 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed90Power34Contact63XBH32RBIs31Runs62Hitting61Durability50Team.499Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Idaho FallsPioRk-1968252406988127000000000.274.274.381.6559617252.271.107.107.2940.000.000.000.40252.0024.64
1973Quad CitiesMidwA-2011038761100157449000000000.258.258.364.62214126387.251.106.106.2780.000.000.001.0396.7526.00
1974SalinasCalifA+-2139143304935121000000000.343.343.455.798659143.338.112.112.3600.000.000.000.70143.0018.37
1974El PasoTexAA-218232464114154449000000000.352.352.460.81214923324.344.108.108.3690.000.000.001.2381.0020.18
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12146794163189570000000000.349.349.458.80721432467.342.109.109.3660.000.000.001.0793.4019.63
1975Salt Lake CityPCLAAA-2251193416076024000000000.311.311.409.7207913193.311.098.098.3250.000.000.000.000.0021.67
1975California AngelsALMLBcal28of229331941851343292410365513314.266.340.361.70111520362.311.095.251.3259.9415.191.530.83106.3323.53
1976Salt Lake CityPCLAAA-23351362849134012000000000.360.360.515.8757017136.360.155.154.3960.000.000.000.000.0034.69
1976California AngelsALMLBcal28of239936545961214283219405507122.263.335.334.66912217413.300.071.216.3149.6913.321.380.9791.2517.71
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea5of-dh241204024696935282510336636302.239.299.313.61212617447.272.074.194.2807.3814.772.001.1280.4017.71
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29of251021021322100777151801202.216.311.225.536231120.256.009.157.26112.5015.001.200.000.004.55
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29of2612239659126164335169274823126.318.364.402.76615923429.355.084.169.3446.2911.191.780.70132.0018.25
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29of27144551941672043357921536833325.303.366.370.73620427613.340.067.269.3368.6511.091.280.49183.6716.17
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29of289536063981863232610414163216.272.355.381.73613727412.299.109.267.3399.959.951.000.73120.0027.55
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya29of-1b291113484188123325138284959336.253.315.330.64511518393.284.077.172.2937.1212.471.750.76116.0020.45
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor10of3011840255109124134317436722217.271.343.328.67113217451.321.057.224.3109.5314.861.560.22402.0015.60
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor10of311284415913624152446014334196300.308.366.444.81019641492.334.136.315.3636.718.331.240.41220.5030.15
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak11of321123795295164429298293715426.251.303.346.64913124418.266.095.227.2906.948.851.280.9694.7525.26
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet29of33124419441131821272712444929209.270.340.329.66913821476.302.059.200.3089.2410.291.110.21419.0018.58
1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-341340886009107500110.200.313.350.66314648.222.150.350.28914.5810.420.710.000.0075.00
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22of3457851925500590111222001.294.388.353.741305100.342.059.294.34111.0012.001.090.000.0020.00
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22of359917412416201472112720200.236.286.293.579518189.275.057.149.2655.8214.292.450.000.0019.51
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22of36781061225400731101702002.236.302.274.576294118.281.038.151.2718.4714.411.700.000.0016.00
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln151b3799581213100371131003021.224.366.241.60714174.271.017.345.28917.5713.510.770.000.007.69
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter17014907667133518752323733951394676603864311659.272.338.351.68917222715507.307.079.226.0008.4811.981.410.58153.3420.30
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3981475272449673410191107500110.304.307.416.7236141111483.300.112.117.0000.470.340.710.67147.5024.72
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter99369771172610045107500110.317.329.442.77116336377.321.125.146.0001.861.330.710.000.0030.77
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8232464114154449000000000.352.352.460.81214923324.344.108.108.0000.000.000.001.2381.0020.18
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39143304935121000000000.343.343.455.798659143.338.112.112.0000.000.000.000.70143.0018.37
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11038761100157449000000000.258.258.364.62214126387.251.106.106.0000.000.000.001.0396.7526.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68252406988127000000000.274.274.381.6559617252.271.107.107.0000.000.000.000.40252.0024.64
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter69717742725047016912614750168231151410522.284.349.357.706633951981.321.073.222.0008.4811.661.380.45197.1118.85
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2468431142453619378912176108118517.291.355.389.74432858943.328.098.272.0008.0611.451.420.32281.0023.67
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19268486181255757562976110110436.265.337.346.68323737775.305.081.232.0009.8114.191.450.9097.7120.44
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124419441131821272712444929209.270.340.329.66913821476.302.059.200.0009.2410.291.110.21419.0018.58
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1204024696935282510336636302.239.299.313.61212617447.272.074.194.0007.3814.772.001.1280.4017.71
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1123795295164429298293715426.251.303.346.64913124418.266.095.227.0006.948.851.280.9694.7525.26
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1113484188123325138284959336.253.315.330.64511518393.284.077.172.0007.1212.471.750.76116.0020.45
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter99581213100371131003021.224.366.241.60714174.271.017.345.00017.5713.510.770.000.007.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games162467641271853363813446346326.272.338.351.68916426524.307.079.226.0008.4811.981.410.58153.3420.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626001111832714478003200000.304.307.416.72325045604.300.112.117.0000.470.340.710.67147.5024.72

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975California AngelsALMLBcal22OF75--159322164162.9882.16------9380.646.6
1975California AngelsALMLBcal22DH12---------------9312.97.5
1976California AngelsALMLBcal23OF71--16031-164163.9942.30------9971.743.8
1976California AngelsALMLBcal23DH22---------------9922.213.6
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24OF73--124622132130.9851.78------12060.845.1
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24DH40---------------12033.324.7
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF24--301133231.9691.29------10223.514.9
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF91--159242165161.9761.77------12274.656.5
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin261B10--641-665651.0006.50------1228.26.2
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF141--337551347342.9862.43------14497.987.0
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF94--167442175171.9771.82------9598.987.0
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya29OF60--11451-120119.9921.98------11154.137.0
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya291B52--38423630413407.9857.83------11146.832.1
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH1---------------1110.90.6
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30OF112--251831262259.9892.31------11894.969.1
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor301B5--191-220201.0004.00------1184.23.1
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30DH1---------------1180.80.6
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31OF108--203823213211.9911.95------12884.466.7
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor311B6--343-437371.0006.17------1284.73.7
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31DH4---------------1283.12.5
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32OF91--22115-227222.9782.44------11281.356.2
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF94--211211214213.9952.27------12475.858.0
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH24---------------12419.414.8
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34OF21--36---36361.0001.71------5736.813.0
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35OF35--5322-5755.9651.57------9935.421.7
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin351B3--13-221513.8674.33------993.01.9
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36OF16--41---41411.0002.56------7820.59.9
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371B49--80--580801.0001.63------9949.530.2
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37OF12--9-1-109.9000.75------9912.17.4
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF1118--227550341723592325.9862.08------11180.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B125--59428849630622.9874.98------1250.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH104---------------1040.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975California AngelsALMLBcal22---------7512
1976California AngelsALMLBcal23---------7122
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24---------7340
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---------24-
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26--10------91-
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---------141-
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---------94-
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya29--52------601
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30--5------1121
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31--6------1084
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32---------91-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---------9424
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---------21-
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35--3------35-
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36---------16-
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37--49------12-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB26314051001200200000.357.357.429.7866114.417.072.2140.0014.290.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs314051001200200000.357.357.429.7866114.417.072.2140.0014.290.000.000.0020.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln38First Base Coach1628478.51914.02Joe Torre
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln39First Base Coach1628379.51213.03Joe Torre
1999Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin46First Base Coach1639667.5891.52Jack McKeon
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin47First Base Coach1628577.52510.02Jack McKeon
2001Salem AvalancheCaroA+Minorcol48Manager1387068.50718.03 League Champions (Wilmington)
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil49First Base Coach16256106.34641.06Dave Lopes,Jerry Royster-
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol50First Base Coach1627488.45726.54Clint Hurdle-
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol51First Base Coach1626894.42025.04Clint Hurdle-
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol52First Base Coach1626795.41415.05Clint Hurdle-
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol53First Base Coach1627686.46912.05Clint Hurdle
2007Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+Minorlan54Manager1397267.51810.53 Lost in 1st Round
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo57First Base Coach1628082.49417.03Edwin Rodriguez,Fredi Gonzalez
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979National League Player of the Week (August 20-August 26)1
1980National League Player of the Week (April 7-April 13)1
1981National League Player of the Week (April 13-April 19)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-02-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-07-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1989-06-23Released by Reds. 
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-06-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1987-03-31Released by Expos. 
1986-11-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1986-10-16Released by Tigers. 
1985-11-13TradeTraded by Athletics to Tigers for Barbaro Garbey. 
1984-12-08TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Alfredo Griffin and Cash to Athletics for Bill Caudill. 
1982-12-09TradeTraded by Yankees with Mike Morgan, Fred McGriff and Cash to Blue Jays for Tom Dodd and Dale Murray. 
1981-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1977-12-09TradeTraded by Mariners to Reds for Shane Rawley. 
1976-11-05Selected by Mariners from Angels in expansion draft (Pick #14). 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll32700,000-115582++370,78060,000700,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll33700,000-150779++386,34760,0001,400,000
1987Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll34100,000-4081842344,90660,0001,500,000
1988Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll35175,000-3961544392,10762,5001,675,000
1989Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll36225,000-3841552429,80262,5001,900,000
1990St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll37100,000-64934-515,727100,0002,000,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red